Provence Review

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Passengers 46
Crew 14
Passenger to Crew 3.29:1
Launched 2000
Shore Excursions 0
Natalie Pompilio
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Provence Overview

Grand Circle designed Provence specifically for the small waterways flowing among the vineyards and villages of France. Launched in 2000, the 292-foot riverboat can accommodate 46 passengers.

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There are 27 nonsmoking cabins ranging from 205 to 210 square feet, all with private baths. Cabins have two twin beds that can be pushed together for use as a double bed, hair dryers and flat-screen TVs with CNN and movie options. Main deck cabins also have sofas. Single supplement fees range from $42 to $50 per day.

Onboard features include a bar and lounge area with floor-to-ceiling windows.  There is complimentary tea and coffee all day, as well as wine and beer at dinner. There are two Jacuzzis on the sun deck. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the ship, including in cabins. There is no elevator or fitness room.

Off-ship excursions include tours and tastings. Evening entertainment onboard includes regional music performed by locals.

Passengers tend to be Americans over 50. The majority are couples; the line says one in four passengers is a traveling solo. (A roommate-matching service is available.) Guests are generally well traveled and many are repeat cruisers.

Provence Member Reviews

Sail Date: Jul 2017
Boarded the MS Provence in Arles, France - after a drive through the countryside we visited the Rhone American Cemetery. 861 American soldiers are buried there....Read More
Cary Cruiser
Sail Date: Apr 2017
Also, I have heard what a beautiful area Provence was and wanted to see it for myself. It did not disappoint....Read More

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